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5 Reasons Why SPECT is Still the Test to Beat

5 Reasons Why SPECT is Still the Test to Beat

For years, new cardiovascular imaging technologies have generated buzz, but how does SPECT MPI imaging compare to these newer modalities, and which is better? The answer may surprise you. While newer technologies may offer improvements to image quality, you have to consider the whole picture when it comes to cardiac

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Stark Law Changes in 2021

What You Need to Know About the Change to the Stark Law

After years of discussion, negotiation, and delays, sweeping changes to the Physician Self-Referral Law, or as it’s commonly known – Stark Law, took effect earlier this year. While the passage of the original bill was met with resistance, these updates were intended to clarify and modernize components of the law

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Six Ways Solid-State Technology Changed Nuclear Imaging

The introduction of solid-state, or digital, technology ushered in a new era in nuclear imaging. These innovations have profoundly changed the way patients receive nuclear imaging and how the studies are performed. In this post, we’re taking a look at the six most significant ways that solid-state technology changed nuclear

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Julius Davis Technologist Profile

Technologist Profile: Julius Davis on Imaging with the Ergo

Digirad recently spoke with Julius Davis, ARRT(N), CNMT, about his experience with Digirad gamma cameras. Mr. Davis has over five years of experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. Within those five years, Julius has extensively worked with the Digirad Ergo and Digirad Cardius gamma cameras in a mobile inpatient setting

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3 Ways Upright Cardiac Imaging Is Different From Supine

Although performing a SPECT MPI study in the supine position is common, upright cardiac imaging continues to gain in popularity. While the study type and camera technology are similar, the physical position of the patient affects critical aspects of both the study and the image. In this post, we take

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